A year and a month after being separated from the crown, Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, made official their final withdrawal from the British royal family, for which they lost their last noble titles after reporting their decision to the reina Isabel ll, in which they expressed that they will live a life of service, since service is universal.
The materialization of the break, Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, was announced this Friday by Buckingham Palace, one month before the deadline to review the exit agreement after a one-year transition period. The monarch said sad for the decision, but firm in that the new life of the Sussexes in America it meant that they could not perform the “obligations that come with a life of public service.”
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex must return their military titles (in Harry’s case, three) and royal patronages to the monarch, who for Meghan will represent resigning her role as patron from the National Theater in London, which had the prince’s grandmother for 45 years, until 2019, and gave it to the American actress.
“Everyone is saddened by this decision,” added the Buckingham Palace text on the total breakdown, which according to royal analysts, was rushed after the 90-minute interview they both gave to presenter Oprah Winfrey was released., which will be broadcast on March 7, with details of the personal lives of the dukes.
“Winfrey will speak with Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, in an extensive interview, which will cover everything from her transition to royal life, marriage, motherhood, philanthropic work to how she is handling life under intense public pressure” CBS, the network through which the program will be broadcast, said in a statement.
For this reason, the British press described this week as “turbulent” for the realization of the Royal Palace-Sussex, as even the crown had already dissociated itself from the decision of the decision of the dukes.
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The announcement that shook the royal house and the United Kingdom this Friday came just a few days before the couple will share their joy over the expectation of their second child, who is gestating far from the British island, since both live in Los Angeles , California since 2020, after a planned passage through Canada.
With a new life in America and millionaire deals with Netflix and Spotify, Harry will leave behind eight military functions and official endorsements that will be redistributed to members of the royal family, in exchange for not being chained to the obligations that weigh on a member of the royalty .
Experts compared the strikingly different tones of the two statements and said they showed the queen’s determination to stamp her authority. Royal biographer Angela Levin said the queen was a “patient woman” but was “dedicated to her sense of duty” and to the protection of the royal family.
‘I’m not the least bit surprised. I think there have been a lot of rumors that the Queen would do this. “The Queen, as we know her, is dedicated to her duty and to her country … she loves her children and is a grandmother,” he said.
But in the end, your sense of duty is more important than grandchildren, children, or great-grandchildren. “ He wants to keep them together as a family, but they can’t carry their luck too far. ”
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